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Course Syllabus Soil Forming Processes / Factors Ohio / Great Lakes Soils
Soil Taxonomy Soil Erosion / Degradation Soil Photos
Soil Physical / Chemical / Colloidal / Engineering Properties Soil Conservation Soil Agencies / Organizations
Soil Water Soils & Land Use Practices Soil Publications
Organic Soils / Wetlands Soil Education Resources Soil Miscellaneous
Soil Surveys / Maps / Data Soil Geography Dr. B's Home Page

 
Soil Taxonomy
Keys to the Soil Taxonomy
The 12 Soil Orders
Official Soil Series Descriptions (USDA-NRCS Soil Survey Division)
Map of Soil Orders in the U.S.
Global Map of Soil Orders
Information on the 12 Soil Orders

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Soil Physical / Chemical / Colloidal / Engineering Properties
Determination of Soil Texture in the Field
Soil Structure  (NASA Globe Project)
Soil  pH  (NASA Globe Project)
Soil Texture by Feel  (NASA Globle Project)
Soil Porosity: A Simple Experiment

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Soil Water
Soil Moisture Conditions (NOAA-NWS)

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Organic Soils / Wetlands
Field Indicators of Hydric Soils
Hydric Soils of the U.S.

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Soil Surveys / Maps / Data
What are Modern Soil Surveys? USDA-NRCS National Soil Survey Center Soils Data
List of Published Soil Surveys USDA National Resource Service Data Resources: Soils
Guides for the Editing & Publishing of Soil Survey Reports Official Soil Series Descriptions (USDA-NRCS Soil Survey Division)
National Soils Data Access Facility Hydric Soils of the U.S.
National Soil Information System (USDA-NRCS) State of the Land  (USDA-NRCS)
Soil Survey Laboratory National Characterization Database

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Soil Forming Processes / Factors
Soil Forming Factors  (NASA Globe Project)

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Soil Erosion / Degradation

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Soil Conservation
The Natural Resources Conservation Service (USDA)
Ohio DNR Soil and Water Conservation Division

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Soils and Land Use Practices
Reactive Soils: A Guide for Homebuyers & Homeowners

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Soil Education Resources
NASA's (Globe) Soil Science Education Website National Society of Consulting Soil Scientists Pedology Website
The Volume Room - A Soil Science materials Resource Guide for Students & Teachers Soil Science Courses on the Web
Links to Other Soil Learning Material (NASA Globle Project)
Globe Soil Investigation: Teacher's Guide
Cybersoils
National Society of Consulting Soil Scientists Teaching Soils Resource Website

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Soil Geography

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Ohio / Great Lakes Soils
Ohio Soil Regions

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Soil Photos
Land Degradation Photo Gallery Information & Photos on the 12 Soil Orders
Soil Gallery  (NASA Globe Project)
Shawnee County, KS Conservation District Slide Show
Shawnee County, KS Conservation District Rural/Urban Photo Gallery
National Soil Survey Center (USDA-NRCS) Soils Photo Gallery

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Soil Agencies / Organizations
The Natural Resources Conservation Service (USDA) Ohio DNR Soil and Water Conservation Division The Nature Conservancy
National Cooperative Soil Survey (USDA-NRCS) Soil Science Society of America National Geographic Society
National Soil Survey Center (USDA-NRCS) Soil & Water Conservation Society Geological Society of America
National Soil Data Access Facility (USDA-NRCS) National Soceity of Consulting Soil Scientists American Geological Institute
U.S.  Department of Agriculture International Soil Science Society
Ohio Department of Natural Resource American Soceity of Agronomy

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Soil Publications
Glossary of Soil Science Terms Keys to Soil Taxonomy   (1996, NSSC)
National Soil Survey Center (NSSC) Catalog of Publications & Materials Field Indicators of Hydric Soils   (1996, NSSC)
National Soil Survey Handbook  (1997, NSSC) Official Soil Series Descriptions    (Current, NSSC)
Field Book Describing & Sampling Soils   (1998, NSSC) Soil Classification   (Current, NSSC)
Soil Survey Manual  (1993, GPO)
Keys to Soil Taxonomy   (1998, NSSC) (PDF Format)

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Soil Miscellaneous
Soil Quality Information Sheets (USDA-NRCS)
Glossary of Soil Science Terms
Wild One Handbook: A Voice for the Natural Landscape Movement
Biological Control: A Guide to Natural Enemies in North America
Soil Screening Guidance

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Last Revised:  15 June 2001